Our Experienced CFOs
Virtuosity’s team have acted as CFOs and COOs for growing tech-smart businesses, as venture capital investors and as senior executives in multi-national financial, IT and consulting firms.
Remco is a seasoned CFO/COO working with entrepreneurial technology/cleantech businesses for the last 10 years, preceded by 4 years in private equity and by 10 years working with multinational management consulting/IT services companies. He has a strong background in inspiring and managing teams, coupled with innovative use of technology to drive improvements through all areas of business. His career combines personal experience in his own start-ups, managing meteoric growth in a successful media company, a mobile App company and an early stage climate change company. His private equity experience included 20 early stage investments worth $25 million in total.
Remco's career was grounded with management consulting and IT services experience with Accenture, PricewaterhouseCoopers and EDS. This real-life experience has been rounded out with an advanced MBA degree, graduate of the Institute of Company Directors, Foundations in Venture Capital and courses through the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA).
Darius' Finance career spans more than 20 years across both big and small growth companies. Starting out in public practice, Darius was quickly drawn to the Entrepreneurial Services team at Ernst & Young, where he spent 8 years supporting a number of IT and biotech start-ups to raise capital and create sustainable growth plans. Darius then joined one of these companies, working as the CFO and COO to help them raise capital from Asia and relocate the business to Kuala Lumpur. After that, Darius joined the Macquarie Group where he held various roles running projects and Finance teams in Sydney, Hong Kong, New York and London, as well as undertaking a number of M&A Due Diligence projects for the group. Since returning to Australia in early 2013, Darius has been working with a number of tech driven start-up clients.
A passionate executive, with a finance background and a drive to roll up his sleeves and just 'get things done', Darius is particularly drawn to interesting, complex and challenging situations. Darius brings his clients a broad skill base gathered from CFO and COO roles in a number of tech start-ups, plus international experience from Macquarie Group and Ernst & Young, and education from the Institute of Chartered Accountants, FINSIA, the HAAS School of Business at Berkeley University in California, and a Masters degree from Macquarie University.